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Nikola Motor Company took the wraps off the One semi-truck last night at the company’s headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. It aims to revolutionize the trucking business by providing some staggering specifications. With more than 1,000 horsepower and an astonishing torque of 2,000 lb-ft, the numbers really speak for themselves. In addition, range anxiety won’t be much of an issue as the hydrogen-electric truck will be able to cover 800 to 1,200 miles (1,287 to 1,931 kilometers) on a single charge, depending on hydrogen tank and battery specification.

The impressive range will be possible thanks to a huge 320-kWh lithium battery incorporated in the frame rail and set to power the semi-truck’s electric motors, thus making it a zero-emissions vehicle. According to Nikola Motor Company founder and CEO Trevor Milton, the Nikola One will return the equivalent of 15.4 miles per gallon, so it’s going to be roughly twice as efficient as a regular diesel-powered semi and around 2,000 lbs (907 kg) lighter. Filling up the hydrogen tank will be done at one of the 364 stations set to be built starting January 2018 across the U.S. and Canada.

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Nikola One hydrogen semi debuts with 1,000 hp, 1,200-mile range

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